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Returning Minnesota State Fair has full slate of ag programming
After a year off for the pandemic, the Minnesota State Fair is back with plenty of agricultural offerings.
Superior National Forest fire grows to 6 square miles
A new fire near Britt, Minn., within the Superior National Forest, started Wednesday.
Drought at levels not seen in Minn. since 1988, the Dust Bowl
The DNR put much of the state in a 'restrictive phase' on Wednesday.
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack, local leaders discuss food security in Brooklyn Park
Food bank officials, school nutritionists from Twin Cities told the agriculture secretary that pandemic-era food assistance must continue.
JBS plans to buy rest of Pilgrim's Pride shares, make it private
The move comes the same week Cargill formed a joint venture to buy another poultry business, Sanderson Farms.
Ag Secretary Vilsack visits drought-stricken Minnesota, pledges support for farmers
The visit comes amid a deepening drought afflicting cattle and dairy farmers and worrying some crop growers about next year's water levels.
Cargill forms venture to buy a chicken producer for $4.5B
Cargill has chicken processing operations overseas, but its purchase of Sanderson Farms will put it in the middle of a U.S. industry that is red-hot right now.
Future of town's grain elevator up in the air
'Too early to tell' on rebuilding after fire, general manager says
How a Midwestern farm family found the power of peas and changed American food
Puris, now a leading supplier of pea protein in the U.S., started as a family-run provider of specialty seeds for vegetable growers.
U.S. bread, donut makers urge Biden to roll back biofuel requirements
For years, the fight over biofuel mandates has been between oil producers and farmers. But now, some of farmers' best customers are weighing in — against them.
World food prices fall for second month in July
Prices remain about one-third higher than they were a year ago, but they appear to be turning a corner.
Drought-plagued Minnesota farmers to get additional government aid
Gov. Tim Walz says federal aid is coming and he hopes for supplement from state.
Minnesota in 'warning' phase despite the worsening drought
Mississippi River drops below critical threshold for drought measures.
Minnesota farmers reconnect as Farmfest returns
The three-day ag show in southern Minnesota drew good crowds but fewer vendors after taking last year off due to the pandemic.
Land O'Lakes profit rose 22% as crop-related businesses drive more growth this spring
Demand for butter and milk surged in spring 2020, giving a boost to the farmers' co-op when the broader economy was contracting.
Minnesota's Farmfest back after a year off
The yearly farm show in southwestern Minnesota starts Tuesday after a year off
No one thought farmers could work together — then came Land O'Lakes
CEO Beth Ford continues to chart new paths for the 100-year old cooperative, which took its name from a stick of butter.
To know what's happening in a field, ag advisers learn to 'just start digging'
University of Minnesota Extension's "Field Days" aims to give ag professionals a farmer's-eye view.
Brazilian brothers behind JBS are out of jail and worth $6 billion
The revival of Joesley and Wesley Batista is a testament to bare-knuckles political deal making, ruthless efficiency while pivoting to plant-based alternatives and eyeing a U.S. listing.
As drought concerns grow, so do Minnesota farmers' worries
While dry weather can push up commodity prices, grain farmers increasingly worried about lower yields this year.
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